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C79600 Nickel Silver vs. C86300 Bronze

Both C79600 nickel silver and C86300 bronze are copper alloys. They have 73% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 28 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (4, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is C79600 nickel silver and the bottom bar is C86300 bronze.

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Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 110
110
Elongation at Break, % 15
14
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
0.32
Shear Modulus, GPa 43
42
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 480
850
Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof), MPa 300
480

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 180
200
Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 130
160
Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 930
920
Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 880
890
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 390
420
Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 36
35
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 21
20

Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 7.0
8.0
Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 8.0
9.2

Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price, % relative 25
23
Density, g/cm3 7.9
7.8
Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 3.5
3.0
Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 57
51
Embodied Water, L/kg 310
360

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work), MJ/m3 63
100
Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience), kJ/m3 400
1030
Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 7.8
7.8
Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 20
20
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 17
30
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 17
25
Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 12
11
Thermal Shock Resistance, points 15
28

Alloy Composition

Aluminum (Al), % 0
5.0 to 7.5
Copper (Cu), % 43.5 to 46.5
60 to 66
Iron (Fe), % 0
2.0 to 4.0
Lead (Pb), % 0.8 to 1.2
0 to 0.2
Manganese (Mn), % 1.5 to 2.5
2.5 to 5.0
Nickel (Ni), % 9.0 to 11
0 to 1.0
Tin (Sn), % 0
0 to 0.2
Zinc (Zn), % 38.3 to 45.2
22 to 28
Residuals, % 0 to 0.5
0 to 1.0